swallowtail caterpillar

swallowtail caterpillar Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Science Photo Library / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

DP39RG

File size:

50.3 MB (1.2 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

3425 x 5137 px | 29 x 43.5 cm | 11.4 x 17.1 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

17 September 2013

More information:

Common yellow swallowtail (Papilio machaon) caterpillar on a twig This larva is brightly coloured white, orange and black. These are warning colours which make the caterpillar deliberately conspicuous to its predators. Warning (aposematic) colouration indicates the animal has built-in defences such as poison. Papilio machaon has distasteful flesh.

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